Two Filipinos cinched nods at the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA). Nora Aunor was nominated for best actress for “Hustisya.” Giancarlo Abrahan also got a best screenplay nom for “Dagitab,” which he directed as well. Both films are products of this year’s Cinemalaya. The APSA ceremony will be held on Dec. 11 at the Brisbane City Hall, Queensland, Australia. Bayani San Diego Jr.
By Aries Joseph Hegina
Veteran Nora Aunor was nominated anew for the Best Performance of an Actress award in the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards for her role as a human trafficker in Joel Lamangan’s political-drama film, “Hustisya”.
Nora Aunor (whom filmmaker Brillante Mendoza declared “a national treasure”) on winning Best Actress in the Asia Pacific Screen Awards for “Thy Womb”: “This award is for the people of Mindanao.”
By Bayani San Diego Jr.
The country scored a double victory at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (Apsa) held in Brisbane, Australia, Friday night, with a best actress award for Nora Aunor and best director for Brillante Mendoza for the drama film “Thy Womb (Sinapupunan).”